Rheumatology Frequently Asked Questions

What is rheumatology?
What conditions do rheumatologists treat?
How are rheumatologists different from other specialists, like orthopedists?
When should I see a rheumatologist?
What can I expect during a rheumatology appointment?
What standard tests are used to diagnose rheumatic conditions?
What are common approaches to treating rheumatic conditions?
Are there lifestyle changes that can help manage rheumatic conditions?
How often should I see a rheumatologist?
Can rheumatic conditions be cured?
Is it possible to prevent rheumatic conditions?

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